The Graded Trinity Exam in Spoken English (GESE) test your ability in listening and speaking. They are one-to-one oral examinations with a native English-speaking Trinity examiner.
About GESE There are 12 grades which are linked to the Common European Framework of Reference click here for more information
There are four stages with three grades at each stage Grade 2 (ESOL Entry 1 on the NQF* / A1 on the CEFR*) is approved by the Home Office for use in:
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Click here to find out more about European Framework of Reference for Languages
Spouse/Partner visa applications FLR (M)
Parents of Dependents visa applications FLR (O)
Family life as a partner/parents/Private life in the UK (5-10 year route) FLR(FP)
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Grade 5 (ESOL Entry 3 on the NQF* / B1 on the CEFR*) is approved by the Home Office for use in:
Settlement/ILR and Naturalization applications made on or after 28th October 2013.
All of Trinity College London's International ESOL Examinations are regulated bythe Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and are mapped to the *Common European Framework of Reference(CEFR)and the *National Qualifications Framework
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